The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Engineer
Rank 523 505 474
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 84 77 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 44
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £330 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £52.19 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.19 - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 77 £375 -11.76% 15
London -16 33 £393 -12.77% 9
South East -7 21 £375 -7.74% 2
City of London +12 18 £399 -8.85% 5
Surrey +11 8 - -
Yorkshire - 7 £360 -
Scotland +1 6 £374 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £300 -
Camberley - 5 - -
South West +12 4 £325 - 1
Bournemouth +4 4 £325 -
Dorset 0 4 £325 - 1
Hampshire -2 4 - - 1
East Midlands -14 4 £350 -
East Sussex - 4 £350 -
Brighton - 4 £350 -
Berkshire -7 3 £438 +2.94% 1
West Midlands -7 3 £500 +47.05% 3
North West -18 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 3 £451 -
Erskine - 3 £451 -
Glasgow - 3 £210 -
Manchester - 3 - -
Winchester - 3 - -
Nottingham -11 2 £401 -
Nottinghamshire -13 2 £401 -
Birmingham - 2 £506 - 2
Staines - 2 - -
Worcester +5 1 £400 +17.64% 1
East of England +5 1 £250 -41.17%

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 109 (63.01%) SAN
2 80 (46.24%) VMware
3 77 (44.51%) NetApp
4 71 (41.04%) Windows
5 69 (39.88%) EMC
6 55 (31.79%) Brocade
7 50 (28.90%) Cisco
8 44 (25.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (22.54%) NAS
10 36 (20.81%) Fibre Channel
10 36 (20.81%) Migration
11 32 (18.50%) HP
12 29 (16.76%) Finance
12 29 (16.76%) Security Cleared
13 28 (16.18%) UNIX
14 23 (13.29%) 3PAR
15 22 (12.72%) Linux
16 21 (12.14%) Solaris
16 21 (12.14%) Microsoft
17 20 (11.56%) HPUX
18 19 (10.98%) IBM
18 19 (10.98%) NetBackup
19 17 (9.83%) Banking
19 17 (9.83%) Active Directory
19 17 (9.83%) SC Cleared
20 16 (9.25%) ITIL
21 15 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
22 14 (8.09%) Oracle
22 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
22 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.31%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Office
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.89%) IaaS
2 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.73%) SaaS
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (0.58%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 109 (63.01%) SAN
2 39 (22.54%) NAS
3 36 (20.81%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (5.78%) DNS
5 9 (5.20%) iSCSI
6 7 (4.05%) DHCP
7 5 (2.89%) Internet
8 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.16%) FCoE
9 1 (0.58%) VLAN
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.58%) LDAP
9 1 (0.58%) DMZ
9 1 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
General
1 29 (16.76%) Finance
2 17 (9.83%) Banking
3 4 (2.31%) Law
3 4 (2.31%) Legal
3 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.31%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.58%) Military
5 1 (0.58%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.16%) Web Services
2 1 (0.58%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.58%) Flash
2 1 (0.58%) .NET
2 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.78%) Symmetrix
2 9 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.62%) EMC Centera
4 7 (4.05%) Symmetrix DMX
5 6 (3.47%) Replication
6 5 (2.89%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.89%) CLARiiON
7 4 (2.31%) Clustering
7 4 (2.31%) IBM XIV
8 3 (1.73%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.73%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.16%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.16%) Celerra
10 1 (0.58%) Online Games
10 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.58%) LPAR
10 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 71 (41.04%) Windows
2 28 (16.18%) UNIX
3 22 (12.72%) Linux
4 21 (12.14%) Solaris
5 20 (11.56%) HPUX
6 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.89%) AIX
9 3 (1.73%) SUSE
9 3 (1.73%) Slackware
10 1 (0.58%) CentOS
10 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.81%) Migration
2 16 (9.25%) ITIL
3 15 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (4.05%) Time Management
6 7 (4.05%) Change Control
6 7 (4.05%) Configuration Management
7 6 (3.47%) Capacity Management
7 6 (3.47%) Performance Management
8 5 (2.89%) Change Management
9 4 (2.31%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.31%) Product Management
9 4 (2.31%) Data Migration
9 4 (2.31%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.73%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (1.73%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (1.73%) E-Commerce
10 3 (1.73%) ERP
10 3 (1.73%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.51%) Perl
1 13 (7.51%) Shell Script
2 10 (5.78%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.62%) SQL
4 2 (1.16%) VBScript
4 2 (1.16%) C
4 2 (1.16%) C++
4 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.58%) Python
5 1 (0.58%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) VB
5 1 (0.58%) REXX
Qualifications
1 29 (16.76%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.78%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.05%) Degree
5 6 (3.47%) NCDA
6 5 (2.89%) NCIE
7 3 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.16%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.58%) MCITP
9 1 (0.58%) MCSE
9 1 (0.58%) CCNA
9 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.58%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.73%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (25.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.83%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (6.36%) VMware Server
5 10 (5.78%) NFS
5 10 (5.78%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.78%) SRDF
6 9 (5.20%) vSphere
7 6 (3.47%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.58%) Xen
9 1 (0.58%) XenApp
9 1 (0.58%) XenServer
9 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.58%) Firmware
9 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (10.98%) NetBackup
2 11 (6.36%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (6.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (5.78%) Tivoli
4 7 (4.05%) ARCserve
5 6 (3.47%) Legato
5 6 (3.47%) SCOM
6 5 (2.89%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.31%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.73%) OpenView
9 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.16%) EMC Navisphere
9 2 (1.16%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.58%) SCCM
10 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 80 (46.24%) VMware
2 77 (44.51%) NetApp
3 69 (39.88%) EMC
4 55 (31.79%) Brocade
5 50 (28.90%) Cisco
6 32 (18.50%) HP
7 23 (13.29%) 3PAR
8 21 (12.14%) Microsoft
9 19 (10.98%) IBM
10 14 (8.09%) Oracle
11 13 (7.51%) FalconStor
11 13 (7.51%) Red Hat
12 11 (6.36%) Dell
13 8 (4.62%) Isilon
14 7 (4.05%) CA
15 6 (3.47%) Hitachi
15 6 (3.47%) Citrix
15 6 (3.47%) Veeam
16 5 (2.89%) CommVault
17 4 (2.31%) Websense
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